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Burnout & Suicide Among Veterinarians

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WSU Crisis Services - Need help now? Information on 24-7 crisis assistance


1 in 6 Veterinarians Have Considered Suicide
- JAVMA, April 2015

Managing Stress & Avoiding Burnout - AVMA article on Compassion fatigue and stress among Vets.


Suicide: Conspiracy of Silence 
- Washington State Veterinary Association

Struggling with Thoughts of Suicide - Information from the American Psychological Association

Finding Calm Amid the Chaos - when it’s not the patient who needs a wellness check, but the veterinarian

The Impaired Veterinarian: Recognizing Depression and Possible Suicide - From Veterinary Team Brief

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